Beverly \b(e)-ver-ly, bev(e)-rly\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Beverly), is pronounced BEV-er-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Beverly is "beaver stream". An English place name in Humberside, England, used as a surname, and then a given name for both genders, though more likely for girls in America. Famous as a place name, referring to Beverly Hills. The English spelling is usually Beverley.